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Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium

| Date Posted: 9/20/2017

Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium

Monroe Auditorium• Moore Regional Hospital Campus • Pinehurst, N.C.

November 4, 2017

Overall Goals: • Enhance current knowledge for the pediatric office setting • Facilitate networking opportunities with colleagues • Discuss topics of timely interest to physicians


7 a.m. Breakfast & Registration

8 a.m. Welcome

8:10 a.m. Topic: Antimicrobial Stewardship for Pediatrics Speaker: Thomas Belhorn, MD, PhD, UNC – Chapel Hill School of Medicine Objectives: • Examine the rationale (and mandate) for the establishment and operation of antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospital and community settings • Discuss how antimicrobial stewardship is changing the management of both common and complicated infections in children

9:00 a.m. Topic: Connected: Social Media Use in Kids

Speaker: David Hill, MD, UNC – Chapel Hill School of Medicine and KidzCare Pediatrics Objectives: • Describe the benefits and risks to kids of social media use • Counsel parents quickly and effectively on building a family media use plan

9:50 a.m. Break

10:10 a.m. Topic: Overuse Injury Prevention and

Management Speaker: Matthew Ravish, DO, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Objectives: • Assess for overuse injuries in pediatric athletes • Examine the treatments of overuse injuries • Discuss the concerns for early sports specialization \

11:00 a.m. Topic: Hot Topics in Child Neurology

Speaker: Michael Tennison, MD, UNC – Chapel Hill School of Medicine Objectives: • Recognize recent advances in the genetics of epilepsy and intellectual disabilities and how this affects management • Describe the new therapies for migraine on the horizon • Examine an approach to functional neurological disorders • Inspect the pathophysiology and treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

11:45 a.m. Topic: Hot Topics in Acne Management for the Pediatrician

Speaker: Megan Evans, MD, UNC – Chapel Hill Objectives: • Describe the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation of acne vulgaris and acne variants • Examine the hot topics on the subject of acne management as it pertains to the pediatrician

12:30 p.m. Wrap-up, Evaluations and Adjournment

Networking Lunch

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